O Bee CEO Is Awarded "Distinguished Credit Union Professional Award"

TUMWATER, WA--(Marketwire - September 23, 2009) - Bruce Cramer, CEO of O Bee Credit Union, was awarded the "Distinguished Credit Union Professional Award" at the Annual Credit Union Leagues State Conference in Bellevue, Washington last week.

The Distinguished Credit Union Professional Award recognizes an executive who has displayed leadership and business acumen within the credit union movement. The winner has shown their commitment to the core principle of "people helping people" through their work in their communities, whether that be in civic, business, or charitable activities.

Mr. Cramer has shown his commitment to helping the community by serving on the WA State Department of Financial Institutions' Efficiency Task Force for five years as a contributor to local publications about the importance of credit unions. He has served as President of his Rotary Club, past President of the Tumwater Chamber of Commerce, board member at the Private Industry Council, and a March of Dimes volunteer.

About O Bee Credit Union

O Bee Credit Union ("The Olympia Brewing Company Employees and Families Credit Union") was started on February 15, 1955 by Ted McGill, a worker in the bottle house of the Brewery. This full service, non-profit credit union is owned by its members and is now open to all Washington residents with locations in Tumwater, Tenino, and Hawks Prairie.

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Contact Information: Contact: Lee Wojnar VP of Marketing O Bee Credit Union Phone: (360) 528-5362 3900 Cleveland Ave. SE Tumwater, WA 98501 Phone (360) 943-0740 Fax (360) 956-9845